Tapped the Movie - includes exerpts from this 2009 documentary film about Nestle, bottled water, and the struggle of local activists to stop privatization of groundwater in Main. The film examines the role of the bottled water industry and its effects on our health, climate change, pollution, and our reliance on oil. From the production of plastic, to the ocean in which so many bottles wind up, this film follows the path of the bottled water industry into the communities that are caught at the intersection of big business and the public right to water, including Maine communities..
Joel Finkel of Jewish Voice for Peace presents an overview of the troubled history of the region. Moderated discussion to follow. Free and open to the public with refreshments. Co-sponsored by the Evanston Public Library and Neighbors for Peace.
The new moments Dunayevskaya discovered in the last decade of Marx’s work, still little recognized, provide a needed vantage point for today’s struggles of women’s liberation, “developing” and “developed” lands, and global crisis. This series of discussions is part of our work of completing a new book of selected writings on Marx by Raya Dunayevskaya. She revealed Marx in a new way, from his Humanist Essays through Capital to his last works on non-capitalist societies and the Man/Woman relation.
Thursday, November 18 at 12:00pm (EST) Access Number: 1.800.920.7487 Participant Code: 92247763#
To find out more about this conversation with Rep. Baird, see Brant's piece, "Talk to Rep. Brian Baird before he leaves office in conference call sponsored by Ta’anit Tzedek – Jewish Fast For Gaza," published this week in Mondoweiss. The link is below, but here's an excerpt:
Humanists for the Ethical Treatment of Gregory Koger present
Jazz for Justice
Featuring Ted Sirota and Fred Lonberg-Holm
$20 Suggested Donation
A Benefit for Political Prisoner Gregory Koger's Defense Fund[/size] Gregory's motion for bond pending appeal was granted so this will be a celebration as well. For more on this vindictive prosecution for "crimes" that never happened, visit the Ad Hoc Committee for Reason website or contact them at Adhoc4Reason AT gmail.com
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